Incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people reached 219 persons in 2018 in Nigeria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Nigeria reached an all time high of 318 persons in 1999 and an all time low of persons in. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in Benin amounted to 56.0 persons, 186 persons in Cameroon, 142 persons in Chad and 87.0 persons in Niger in 2018.
Nigeria has been ranked 33rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 people, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear-positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases.